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September 12, 2018 / Press Releases

NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Andy Levin for Congress


For Immediate Release: September 12, 2018
Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org

NARAL Pro-Choice America today announced its endorsement of Andy Levin in Michigan’s 9th Congressional District.

“In Congress, Andy Levin will fight against the Trump administration’s harmful gag order, attacks on access to health care, and ensure women’s autonomy and reproductive rights” said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. “We are proud to support Andy Levin and pro-choice champions up and down the ballot in Michigan this November.”

“While the Trump Administration tries to turn the clock back 50 years on women’s autonomy and reproductive rights, I will fight for the rights of women to make their own choices concerning their bodies and reproductive health,” Levin said. “The decision about whether to have an abortion is a complex and difficult one best made by a woman in consultation with her doctor. I can’t wait to get to Congress and fight Trump’s anti-woman agenda.”

Andy Levin has dedicated his life to public service in Michigan. He is the former director of No Worker Left Behind, the largest state job-retraining program in the country. He also founded his own clean energy business, which created jobs for the Michigan economy while improving public health, air, and water quality. Levin is a two-time cancer survivor, and longtime advocate for affordable healthcare.

NARAL’s political program for the 2018 general election is the organization’s largest ever midterm political program to advance candidates fighting for “our values, our future, our vote.” NARAL is investing in diverse candidates up and down the ballot in 19 states, mobilizing members and voters through mail, phones, digital ads, door to door canvassing, TV ads, and rallies that hold anti-choice candidates accountable and lift up pro-choice champions. To read more about NARAL’s endorsed candidates, click here.

NARAL Pro-Choice America and its network of state affiliates are dedicated to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom for all Americans. NARAL works to guarantee that every woman has the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. In recognition of its work defending our constitutional right to choose, Fortune Magazine described NARAL as “one of the top 10 advocacy groups in America.”

Everyone should be able to decide if, when, how, and with whom they start or grow a family.

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